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on the southern border with mexico. do you still feel that this is the way to go? >> people said we cannot build a wall. i said, i would get down to the tinker toys and show them. i put together a model and said, this is how we do it. we could build a mile of this per day. this puts aside the argument, that we have 5,500 miles of the great wall of china, but my position is that we do not need 200,000 miles of wall, we just do that until they start going around the end. >> is this a concrete barrier? or a brief explanation? >> when the president ridiculed the wall, he was 600 feet from the fences and the walls and the most down along the border. i would describe this as a kind of concrete system with the foundational trench, and the concrete panels, and if you build the wall up you have to have routes on either side, with the chain-link fence by the border. we are spending $12 billion -- $6 billion per mile. >> talking about immigration is what we're talking about. president obama -- if you join congress which be supportive of this trend continuing? >> the most important thing is to secure the bo
support an increase in the presence of the national guard at the u.s.-mexico border in light of this drug violence? >> this is a very complex issue and it takes cooperation between the united states and mexico. i know that you are aware that there was an agreement between the united states and mexico where we help with technical support for boats and aircraft, to help with the war on drugs and the cartels in mexico. this is something we continue to have to do. a pass so, if the people of texas to not know, look it up, pal passover -- el paso is one of the safest cities in america. this is a great community and a great economic engine for our state. >> i have already stated that we should triple the u.s. border patrol. we have to get serious. the question you raised is an important question. mexico is a great and mighty nation and it is tragic what is happening in mexico. i was visiting with a mexican businessman some time ago who described to me how he received from the drug lords a letter that detailed where every one of his grand kids had been for the past week, minute by minute. this i
with mexico and the civil war was a small club and so grant drank himself out of the army. no one would have thought anything of it except that when the civil war began grant vaulted over dozens of officers senior to himself who took delight in spreading stories of grant's drinking. i tracked accounts of grant's drinking to the extent that i could and discovered on two occasions during the civil war he got drunk to the extent that he got drunk and went to bed and slept off and look up the next morning. he never got drunk at a time when being drunk impaired his ability to perform his responsibilities. he got drunk once during the siege of vicksburg when nothing was happening. he never got drunk when he was president. this is a story that has stuck with him in part because it is a label. you can put on somebody and it is hard to disprove. the part about grand being a butcher is something that even occurred to some of grant's fans during the civil war, the civil war shocked american sensibilities win the war began. no one understood how big the conflict was going to become. how many people woul
ivie and his two fellow border patrol agents shot at six miles north of the u.s.-mexico line. ivie was killed the other two wounded. this is well-known for drug smuggling going on. they were responding to a tripped motion detector early tuesday morning when someone started shooting at them. they say the drug smugglers have the upper hand. >> they have an advantage in many cases, they are there, we are entering an area and they can easily ambush or flank our movements and they flee. >> agent ivie's body was transported to a local funeral home in arizona. an honor guard will stand watch over his body until burial. >> we just stood here in silence, you know, trying to show our respects and give him the respect that he d deserved. >> pay our respects. let the family know we care. >> i'm a little shaky, i'm emotional over this. it really did not need to happen. >> reporter: agent nicholas ivie was only 30 years old. he joined the force in 2008. he leaves behind a wife and two young daughters. as we learn more about this case we'll pass it along. back to you. jenna: rick, thank you. jon:
elected come november 6th. in new mexico former county commissioner michelle lujan english ham is the favorite -- grisham is the favorite candidate. and we also expect two new faces from texas. in cd 20, joaquin castro will most likely win the seat currently being held by charlie gonzalez, and in a new district created by reapportionment, vega has excellent opportunities of winning cd 34. texas was a big winner in reapportionment where it picked up four new congressional seats. however, of those four new seats, it appears only one will be held by a latino member of congress. there also are opportunities for latino candidates in competitive districts that are nonlatino majority district cans. three of these are also in california. former lieutenant governor pulled mad doe, a republican, is facing the incumbent, lois capps. this, again, is a completely redrawn district from what lois capps has currently held, and it is a very competitive district, and it's one where the former lieutenant governor has a strong opportunity to the defeat lois capps, and that's a district that's bein
's felix baumgartner and planning to free fall over new mexico jumping from the strat fear, 120,000 feet and expected to fall faster than the speed of town. his team has been pushing back the time because of the weather. he tried to make the jump on tuesday but was scratched because of the winds. we'll watch to see if felix will go flying. would you go up that high? >> no, and if i was, because i love space, i would go on a space shuttle mission. in fact the space shuttle endeavour is making its way to its new home. it was supposed to reach the science museum last night. they told people to stay inside and get out of the way, the streets were so narrow. the planned route, they didn't do their math right and they had a problem. it's still making its way slowly. they -- i don't like this part. they took down 400 trees to make way. >> but they needed to do that to let it go through the streets. >> i hope they grow back. technicians had to figure out how to maneuver the wings. folks, if you look out your window and see this live, which we're looking at, it is for real and it's on the streets
"fast and furious." thousands of additional guns found in mexico tracked back to the u.s. government. dozens of them believe to be used in violent crimes. >> who is going to pay for this? >> are military voters being treated fairly? >> it's really shocking, but most of the fingers point straight to the pentagon. >> mu afghanistan policy questions. >> terrorism has not gone away. it has increased. >> brit hume's analysis of the president's economic message. arapahoe county is largely suburban area southeast of denver, home to aerospace engineers and business managers and other professionals. there are some very affluent areas but for the most part it's the upper tier of the middle class. in 2008, barack obama carried this county by more than 35,000 votes. four years before that, george w. bush carried it by more than 9,000. the unemployment rate here is the national average. but it is below the state unemployment rate. another interesting stat about arapahoe county, 54% of the registered voters are women. one of the widest gender gaps in any county in colorado. which is why the obama
was born in mexico. my wife's father was born in wales. they came to this country. the idea that i'm anti-immigrant is repulsive. don't use a term like that. megyn: is that the guy we're likely to see show up this week? because that, of course, was with the great debate coach who then got let go by the romney camp. >> we'll see. i still think you don't want to be responding, you want to be laying out your views, and you want to be prosecuting the president. he needs to go in there with the mind of a tough-minded district attorney who's trying to prosecute the guy who he wants to be on trial, not defending himself. megyn: the two harvard law school graduates, romney also was a harvard mba, will square off and try to tell americans that they're very relatable. [laughter] we'll look forward to that. all right, chris, thank you. >> thank you. megyn: well, these debates, i mean, they're great theater for the american public, and they really do help a lot of americans decide whether it's just a visceral reaction or i like that guy better, they help americans decide. and a lot of the times it's
or telling maine or telling arizona or new mexico any state what they should do. but we have to work in every state and every legislator and oppose top two. in my view, it is a hindrance to true democracy for grassroots americans that don't want to be controled by p.a.c.s. >> and our final speaker on this topic, i know you were a republican as governor of new mexico. gary johnson, your response. >> well, running for governor of new mexico as a republican, i ran completely outside of the political system, completely. and i went and i introduced myself to the republican party two weeks before iran, and they said, you know what? we like you, we like what you have to say. we are completely inclusive. you can go and make your case to all republicans in the state, take part in the debates, take part in the discussions. that's the way politics should be. i was able to make that presentation. i was able to make that case. by the way, the republican party chairman at that time said, you can do all this stuff, but you just need to know that you will never get elected because it is not possible to get e
'll reverse the mexico city position of theeinstate the mexico city policy. >> the mexico city policy refers to a long-standing ban on u.s. dollars going to overseas abortions in terms of u.s. aid to other countries. president obama rescinded that ban here in sydney, ohio, big crowd. 7200 people and a chilly night. mitt romney has been shaking hands for the last 20 minutes with a very enthusiastic crowd. the rally is overment the grip and grin is on. >> bill: it looks like fall is in the air there. the vp candidates will be debating tomorrow night. what did the president say today given the bounce in the polls that we've taken notice since debate number one last week? >> right. both campaigns recognize tomorrow night's vice presidential debate could be one of the most consequential meetings of the number two candidates in many, many years. today president obama essentially said that he did a bad job in last week's debate. he acknowledged mitt romney did a pretty good job, but the president argued that the fundamentals of the election haven't really changed. this is a reference to the poll t
exceptions are those accused of premeditated murder. >>> and new to mexico where a group of armed men just stole the body of a slain drug gang leader. the mexican military confirmed a little earlier today that they killed lazcano. his body had been moved to a funeral home in northern mexico and that's when the armed men moved in and took the body according to the state attorney general. >>> the nobel prize in fizzic this is year goes to american and french scientists. david wineland and they were honored for their work in light and matter. they'll share the $1.2 million prize and that money has been decreased would i 20% because of the economic downturn. >>> and now to northwest pakistan where a 14-year-old girl who won a peace prize for her actity vichl has been shot by the pakistani taliban. they say they targeted this young girl specifically because they has been outspoken about allowing girls to be educated. her father says she's in stable condition, though she has a bullet lodged in her neck. but the taliban warns if she survives this time, she won't next time. reza is on the phone. f
continue to produce a staggering body count in mexico. brian terry was one victim. but now univision the spanish language network produced a bombshell documentary that puts a human face on this american scandal with guns traced to fast and furious killed 18 drug rehab center in juarez late in 2009. months later the cartel hit mass cerd 16 at a teenager's birthday party. >> they feel helpless. they don't know what to do and they say who is going to pay for this? by cross-referencing weapons weapons sold in mexico. hundreds of fatalities to the u.s. program. while the mexican government has offered little criticism of the u.s. administration from which it receives hundreds of millions of dollars in aid. the victims are hoping to find justice in u.s. courts. >> go and sue in the united states with these american lawyers. >> now attorney general eric holder did not fire anyone for fast and furious. we are told reviews internally are underway for about a dozen officials. inspector general found that the a.g. himself did not know about the operation until the death of brian terry. shepard,
mexico deserted. best known for leaping off skyscrapers. his mother and father were there showing signs of relief. you can only imagine what was going through their minds. it could help with future space exploration, and another way to safely escape should problems arrive. >> heather: what it could mean for our astronauts. thank you so much. >> gregg: i was skeptical that he would make it. he also had on deal with extreme weather through this whole thing in new mexico. they had to postpone the jump earlier this week because of the incredibly high winds there. meteorologist maria molina is watching the weather in the area. you were probably like me. we watched him sitting on the edge of the capsule, there is no way he can survive this. what an incredible feat. >> i can't take an elevator ride up to the top of the empire state building to think he is making such a huge jump. very brave. we do have very quiet conditions out across new mexico. we saw conditions improve with the weather. the reason why they were so unsettled because the storm system has moved east and bringing some travel is
the indescribable. could've had a v8. >>shepard: the devastating and historic oil spill in the gulf of mexico is today causing new problems along the gulf more than two years after the disaster. according to the coast guard there is an oil sheen that turned up near the rig of deep water last month matching the oil from the 2010 disaster. they tested it. it does not pose a risk to the gulf shoreline. the coast guard reports that b.p. and trans ocean that own the rig could be liable for the new oil. b.p. is close to a multibillion dollar settlement in the justice department's federal lawsuit according to the reporting of the the "wall street journal," parent company of this network. remember the explosion killed 11 people, injured a dozen others and unleashed 200 million gallons of oil into the gulf of mexico. now to the judge, senior judicial analyst, judge napolitano. >>judge napolitano: there are two cases of the federal government against b.p. what is a threatened civil case. they have not indicted the corporation but holding an indictment in hand to file tomorrow. the other is a lawsuit th
jobs in america for u.s. citizens first. >> as governor of new mexico, i ran outside the political system and got elected republican governor in a state that was two-one democrat and made a name for myself vetoing legislation. i may have vetoed more legislation than the other 49 governors in the country combined. i vetoed 750 bills, i had thousands of line item vetoes, it made a difference when it came to billions of dollars worth of spending greeted it made a difference when it came to laws that would have told you or i. what we could or could not do in the bedroom. caller: hos host: he will appear in the ballot in 48 states including a key battleground states with his blend of fiscal conservatism and libertarian social views to make him a compelling alternative for conservative voters not wedded to voting for governor romney. here is more from the third- party presidential debate. [video clip] >> there are 90 million voters who are not coming out to vote in this election. as one out of every two voters. is twice as many as the number who will come out for barack obama and twice a
, should college be provided to everyone. >> first of all, as governor of new mexico, we established lottery scholarships which allowed really any graduating high school student from new mexico to go to college with those costs paid. so woths what's the federal role, though, when it comes to education, and what's the primary reason in this country why college division tuition is so high? well, it is because of guaranteed government student loans that because of guaranteed government student loans, no one has the excuse for not going to education. and so because of that, institutions of higher learning, colleges and universities are immune from pricing that if kids would take a harder look at it, gee, i don't think i can afford $15,000 a semester, i think i will just sit this one out. when that happens en masse, i guarantee you, the cost of college tuition will drop dramatically. today that doesn't exist. i can't afford $15,000, yet friends and family will point and say, look, you can get a guaranteed government student loan. that is another one of government's unintended consequences
border. officials in mexico denies that they arrested suspects on attack on u.s. border patrol agents. investigators here in the u.s. confirm nobody is in custody as of now. yesterday's shooting happened in a known drug smuggling corridor near arizona. several agents responding to an alarm on a border sensor which officials say attackers opened fire. one agent was died and another hurt. the wounded agent is now out of the hospital after undergoing surgery. we have a forecast agent who died. his name is nicholas ivy. the white house says president obama has called agent ivy's family to offer condolences and express gratitude for his service. for only the second time in united states history, a woman will moderate a presidential debate. critics say that's a start. but that they would like to see a lot fewer white men behind the mike. tonight's moderator is jim leher, he will be running the show for the 12th time. what's it like trying to keep presidents and candidates in line. we'll hear from somebody who has done the job as we countdown to the first presidential tee bait of 2012 on thi
, anything about mexico or really latin america, about africa, about climate change, about japan. more broadly about asia. they talked about china but asia is getting in some ways, quote unquote, interesting again. in some ways it reminds me of europe of a century ago where a lot of countries are begin to go get more atiff in their foreign policies. you don't have the regional institutions. you don't yet have the reconciliation of past frictions. mhunch is the new president will not have to deal simply with all the obvious challenges of the greater middle east we have come to know. my hunch is they're going to have to deal with all the problems of asian pacific as well as the lingering challenge of the euro zone problem. it will be a full foreign policy in-box for whoever is elected. >> woodruff: fascinating. i don't think much more we're going to hear about foreign policy between now and the election. we did hear about it last night. thank you both for sharing your thoughts with us this evening. thank you both. >> thank you. >> woodruff: and we have other views online. gideon rose, ed
in mexico, a secret. with univision's help we were able to something we knew, the serial numbers of guns to something we didn't a crime in mexico. to put a face on one of america's most embarrassing political scandals. a home covered in blood after gang members kill, 16, many teenagers at a birthday party in juarez mexico. many use in the massacre traced to "fast and furious". >> they are waiting for an answer. they want to know what happened and why they didn't stop these guns from leaving the united states and ending up in this, in these crimes. >> reporter: spanish language network univision and fox news obtained a list of 100,000 weapons recovered in mexico and compared of the serial numbers with the 2,000 guns sold in "fast and furious." nearly two dozen matched, connectings untold number of injuries and fatalities to the u.s. program. this woman lost two sons to "fast and furious" guns. >> they feel helpless. they don't know what to do. we interview one of them and they say, who is going to pay for this? >> reporter: it could be the u.s. government, should the family of border agen
is in roswell, new mexico. and, brian, just sitting around the newsroom, we were all sort of crest fallen, anticipating this hopefully history being made. set the scene for me there on the ground. disappointment. >> reporter: it sure is, brooke. we're all about as deflated that is balloon is right now. we can show you that balloon, our photo journalist mike love will try to zoom into it. the balloon is deflated on the ground over there. that was essentially the reason that this mission had to be aborted today. once they got the thing almost inflated, it looked like it was fully inflated, the winds started really whipping it around. i would say fairly severely. surface winds that came upon, i guess, fairly surprisingly, at that point they decided that it just was not optimum condition to launch this. they brought felix baumgartner out of the capsule on to a crane where he was lowered. he's in this air stream container, we believe next to the capsule. and so the mission is aborted for today. tomorrow, weather conditions not as certain, so this could be delayed beyond tomorrow, possibly to t
of congress you showed a scale model of a wall you said should be built on the southern border with mexico. do you feel like that is the way to go? king: what i said about that, people said we can't build a wall. well, it will get right down to the tipping kerr toys and show them because simply mental block how easy it is. i put together a model went down to the wall and here is how we do it. we could build a mile of this a day. that was the demonstration to put aside that argument that we couldn't do such a simple thing. 5500 miles of great wall of china. why would we think america couldn't build couple thousand. my position is this we don't have to build 2,000 miles of wall on the border. we build that till they stop simply going around the end that is the simple equation. >> wall details what? concrete barrier? brief explanation of that. king: pretty interesting when the president rid chruled a wall he was standing 600 feet from four walls, four fences and walls and two moats along the border but i described it as this. it is a type of concrete system you would slip form a foundational tren
republican governorf new mexico, who is a strong advocate. >> look, t it's a domestic issu. i know this isn't the first high propro file attempt to legalize marijuana, so what's the track record? >> it hasn't been good. most recently in california, in the 'tea party election of 2010, polls said this measure might pass. california looked like it was on the verge. went down to defeat on election day. it's a significant tale for folks especially in a state this dopely divided, but what's fascinated is this way this is being pitched. they're really trying to put schools forward on the issue. it's a different tactic than we've seen in the past. >> well, i can't wait till it comes up during the debate because i just bet that it will as it should. thanks very much. >>> ahead, three americans were killed in afghanistan today. it is the latest in a spree of deadly attacks targeting american troops in a war that goes on and on and on. and while supposedly the war is winding down, people are still answering that call of duty and putting their lives on the line for america. next, a four, a mother and t
mexico, as well as florida. we now have to see gin the smift in polls whether he can continue to remain on top and it sets up the vice presidential debate on thursday between paul ryan and vice president joe biden, larry. >> all right. i'm looking for some rock 'n roll in that debate, john. >> you'll get it. >> many thanks to john harwood. let's get right to the distinguished panel. former assistant secretary of defense larry corps who worked in the reagan administration and richard williamson who is a senior romney foreign policy adviser. welcome, gentlemen. ambassador williams, i read the speech and tried to read it carefully. mitt romney is very critical of how president obama handled the benghazi killings and so forth and security risks. i want to ask you though specifically. in your judgment does mr. romney believe there was a cover-up going on in the white house when they put out susan rice, they already knew it wasn't the video. it was actually the al qaeda terrorists and others related to it that? will romney in the debate next week talk about a benghazi security cover-up regard
house debate. king and vilsack. and then at 9:00, the new mexico senate debate, all live on c- span. over the weekend, george mcgovern, presidential candidate in 1972, pass away on sunday. today is his prayer service held in sioux falls, s.d.. vice president biden will be in attendance. the funeral tomorrow, and we will have live coverage at 7:30 on c-span3 and a funeral service on c-span at 2:00 eastern. >> you are watching one of 10,000 homes -- these are houses that are never coming back. [indiscernible] >> no, not right now. >> it is going back to the prairie, and these houses are disappearing from the landscape. >> recently, 164 firefighters were laid off as part of this downsizing, this effort for getting finances under control. firefighters detroit needs, because it must have the highest numbers of cases of arson in the country. when you look to find out where that money came from, it is the department of homeland security that has a fund for things like that. i do not want to overstate, but that is something you want to think about. the department of homeland security needs
obama promised the stimulus would have created by now? they are in china. mexico. canada. in countries that have made themselves more attractive for entrepreneurs and business and investment as his policies have made it less attractive. >>shepard: government holds an education on economic issues with 51 percent trust him more to handle the economy and 44 percent trust president obama more. and now, live from washington, dc, with the details. what drove the growth? >>guest: housing and consumers and a jump in government spending, 10 percent increase in the amount the federal government put in spending with personal consumption, the amount u.s. consumers buy, that increased 2 percent, and the federal government was up nearly 10 percent, and the non-dense was 3 percent. >>shepard: how did the markets react? >>guest: the g.d.p. report was better than was expected but there is a slow economic recovery. the dow began up and now trading flat through the afternoon but up now. investors are focused on company reports on how much money they are making. the earning season has been lackluster and
the first one to file a lawsuit against that pharmacy. >>> 6:34, the new mexico food company related to a salmonella food company is expanding its recall. sun land shut down its peanut processing plant last week. this comes after at least 35 salmonella cases reported in 19 states, including maryland and virginia. sunland is now recalling everything made at its contaminated plant since march 2010. the products can be found at trader joe's, giant, whole foods, and target. >>> friends and co-workers of two men seriously injured in a fiery crash are raising money to help cover the medical bills. the two men work as bar backs at penn social in the district. two weeks ago, police say a drunk driver rear-ended them on georgia avenue in northwest, causing their car to burst into flames. the men suffered third degree burns over 40% of their bodies. doctors are treating them at washington hospital center's burn unit. >> the least we could do is come support one of our co-workers, one of our family, one of our industry co-workers for something to senseless and disgusting that happened. >> organ
this is big it's got the domino effect because sunland incorporated based in new mexico, the problem is they distribute nuts and butter products to a number of major grocery stores around the country and other food distributors. now products are being recalled. it all links back those 19 states and 30 cases link back to trader joe's. now take a look at the list if you will, ali, of the other stores and the products that are involved. trader joes the valencia plan. safe way, whole foods, earth balance and the naturally more, fresh and easy is their store name brand. spouts, all the stores named-brand products if have you those you need to return them or throw them out. if you missed any of that list don't worry you can go on the fda's website and they have the whole thing laid out for you. it's important because of course salmonella is a big, big problem for kids, and of course kids eat most of the peanut butter. check the fda website. >> reporter: thanks so much for that update. parents check 'cupboards. less and week after israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu sounded the alarm
trip in new mexico. >> well, then he got a phone call completely out of the blue. alana greenfogle of albuquerque was there for the emotional reunion. >> reporter: to understand why this moment is so special -- >> i never thought i would see you again, pup. >> reporter: you have to know what this dog has been through. >> he's a miracle. >> reporter: his name is romeo, for two reasons, he's apparently a lady's man and -- >> he was born in rome. >> reporter: since he was a few weeks old, romeo went everywhere with his owner, mike stocks. >> we have been attached at the hip, 15 1/2 years. >> reporter: but in august, they were on a camping trip in santa fe. >> it started raining. so i unzipped the end of the tent to pull the rain flap over and i guess i didn't zip it up quick enough and he snuck out. he's kind of sneaky. >> reporter: for days mike tried to find romeo, before the coyotes or mountain lions did. >> we thought there is no way he could survive. >> reporter: devastated, he was forced to head home. leaving behind a memorial in his best buddy's memory. >> two months ago i had
, the united states and mexico reached a ground- breaking agreement on what oil and gas resources in the gulf of mexico. and we will be sending it to congress for action soon. the agreement clearly lays out how the united states and mexico will manage the resources that transcend our maritime boundary. in addition to these examples of energy diplomacy, we are also focused on our secondary of engagement, energy transformation. helping to promote new energy solutions, including renewable and energy efficiency, to meet rising demand, diversify the global energy supply, and address climate change. the transformation to cleaner energy is central to reducing the world's carbon emissions. and it is the core of a strong 21st century global economy. but we know very well that energy transformation cannot be accomplished by governments alone. in the next 25 years, the world will need up to $15 trillion in investments to generate and transmit electricity. governments can and will provide some of it, but most will come from the private sector. that is not only a huge challenge, but a huge opportunity. an
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